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Passive House Institute: Building Certification Guide

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This guide, released by the Passivhaus Institute, is intended to supplement a technical document “Criteria for the Passivhaus EnerPHit and PHI Low Energy Standards”. The new guidance addresses the importance of certification, what the compliance process entails, and the benefits it brings to successful low energy building projects.


The first two sections of the guide present the energy standards of the Passive House Institute and explain the advantages and process of building certification. They are aimed at building professionals and building owners who are interested in energy efficient construction and renovation.


The third section is intended for designers and consultants to assist them with the certification process. It explains clearly what is meant by the precise requirements in the certification criteria and what types of documents can be submitted as proof.


For further information and to download the full guide, please click on the link provided below.